Wye meaning

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River in SE Wales & W England, flowing southeast into the Severn estuary: c. 130 mi (209 km)
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The letter y.
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An object shaped like a Y.
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The letter Y.
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Something shaped like Y.
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The name of the Latin-script letter Y/y.
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A wye-shaped object: a wye-level, wye-connected. Especially a Y-shaped connection of three sections of road or railroad track.

By going around the wye, a train can change direction.

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(poetic, obsolete) A warrior or fighter.
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(poetic, obsolete) A hero; a man, person.
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Origin of wye

  • Attested as wi c. 1200. Of uncertain origin. Perhaps cognate with Old French ui or gui.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old English wiga.

    From Wiktionary